Hot takes from Apple's iPhone X Event (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 100)

Here's what stood out to us at Apple's iPhone event and our raw reactions to the keynote.

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Stephen Beacham is an award-winning Senior Video Producer focusing on How-To video, AI, and Environmental Sustainability. He is also CNET's Live Events Producer and Live Streaming Engineer coordinating CNET's live team coverage of big tech events since 2011. Stephen comes from an audio production background and is an experienced Music Producer, Audio Engineer, and Mixer and has worked with multi-platinum artists including Green Day, Smash Mouth, and Lenny Kravitz. Stephen continues to produce and mix records for artists and bands spanning a wide range of genres and has been building a long list of credits sound designing and mixing movies.
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